Kevin Smouts

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Inflamed

The debate over the latest cure-all craze.<p>Several years ago, I fell at the gym and ripped two tendons in my wrist. The pain was excruciating, and within minutes my hand had swollen grotesquely and become hot to the touch. I was reminded of a patient I’d seen early in medical school, whose bacterial …

Medicine

Beyond a three-way in 3-D: The awkward delights of “Love,” Gaspar Noé’s gorgeous real-sex movie

A French bad-boy filmmaker grabs headlines with real sex and a male orgasm comin’ atcha. But there’s more to “Love”<p>Gaspar Noé is a French filmmaker (although he’s originally from Argentina) who very much belongs to the ambitious, pretentious, self-reflective art-cinema tradition of his country. He …

Andy Warhol

Putin: I feel no responsibility for collapse of rouble

Russian president offers few solid solutions during annual press conference, but promises economy will overcome crises<p>Vladimir Putin has promised that Russia will weather the rouble crisis, adding that he feels no responsibility for the currency’s fall.<p>During his annual press conference on …

Putin's Rambling State of the Nation Speech Unnerves Russia's Elites

Vladimir Putin’s state of the nation address on Thursday looked at first like a flashback to the not-so-distant past. It was held in St. George’s …

Russia

How To Survive A Killer Work Project And Come Out A Rock Star

Hungry for new opportunities, these bands took on the insane challenge of playing a dozen shows in four days at SXSW. Here’s what they learned about how and why to cram a massive amount of work into a short time.<p>No one defies the stereotype of the slacker rock band more than the cohort of emerging …

Post Punk

The Only Interview Question That Matters | Inc.com

Last week, LinkedIn announced to the world that I've been in the recruiting industry for 36 years. During that time, I've written a number of books about talent challenges and opportunities, but one thing continues to surprise me: More than 90 percent of hiring managers think they're good …

Employment

The International

Live Streams<p>Watch the entire tournament live through Steam Broadcasting, YouTube, or Twitch. Get real-time stats, graphs, and Steam chat as part of …

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

Inside Google's Secret Lab

Last February, Astro Teller, the director of Google’s secretive research lab, Google X, went to seek approval from Chief Executive Officer Larry Page …

How To Prototype In Xcode Using Storyboard

The purpose of prototyping in Xcode is to be able to create a super high fidelity flow using the exact same software that builds iOS Apps. In Xcode, …

App Store

Brilliant Words Of Advice From 14 Great Graphic Designers

A new book anthologizes the wisdom of the most influential designers in the world.<p>It’s late in the day, you’ve been working on a project for weeks, and you’re stumped. The client meeting is in hours, and you’ve got tons of ideas, none of which seem to be quite right. Then, self-doubt creeps in: …

Graphic Design

Price Increases for U.S. Military Gear Dwarf Most Nations' Defense Budgets

Here's an example of what Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was talking about in his Wednesday speech on reforming the way the Pentagon buys gear. If you …